Records: Bush Failed to Meet Guard Standards

George W. Bush, during his Texas Air National Guard service.

George W. Bush, during his Texas Air National Guard service. George Bush Presidential Library and Museum hide caption

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Newly released documents show President Bush was suspended from flight status in the Texas Air National Guard in 1972 for not taking a required physical exam and failing to meet the Guard's performance standards. Memos show Bush asked his commander about "how to get out of coming to drill." Hear NPR's Brian Naylor.

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